EXT. FOREST - NIGHT (POV VICTIM)
It's a murky maze of trees in every direction. VICTIM is on his knees. Turn to MURDERER; he's pointing a pistol at Victim's head.
I can't say this is the first time I've died.
Rack focus to the muzzle of the gun just before it fires.
EXT. BACKYARD - DAY (POV FATHER)
A young GIRL wearing a top hat grins devilishly as she looks down at a deck of cards on a table. She's at the part of the trick where the magician uses their 'powers' to perform the trick. Her arms waves sporadically as she focuses on the cards.
/Doozle dabra! Abra ka-doozle dabra! Abra
She awkwardly goes through the wad of cards, looking for the right one.
I'm gonna find it with my magic!
Finally, she finds the one that's facing the wrong way. She looks up at Father and reveals the Ten of Spades.
I have no idea if that's my card.
Is this your card, Daddy? Daddy is this your/
INT. BEDROOM - NIGHT (POV HOMEWORK KID)
A KID sits at his/her desk. Sheets of homework sit folded over to the side, while Kid's journal is front and center. The page is filled with doodles, and Kid finishes one and turns the page.
In large, bold letters, Kid scribbles out 'The Traveller'.
INT. SUBWAY CAR (POV SENIOR)
A veiny, wrinkled hand clings to a pole. The subway car is packed with people, all staring at anything but each other.
I don't know how I'm still claustrophobic after all this time.
Or maybe time's not the right word...I don't know...I've seen
a lot. Everything just/
INT. CAR - HIGHWAY - EVENING (POV COMMUTER)
(This is a re-post, because I'm stupid)
Please don’t shit on me
I see that look you’re giving
And I don’t trust you for a hot second
Not a one
No, I don’t have any bread
To buy a...
(Based on experiences in 3 different cities that all felt very similar)
It’s almost 5AM and the sky’s warming up
And birds are singing from telephone lines
Warbling voices ringing...
One of life's true delights:
There are no alarm clocks in my dreams
Granted, there are numerous instances of
And getting lost
Along with an...
“Please don’t go. Please?”
I turn around and Lee is standing in his star-speckled onesie, nose running, eyes bloodshot. He’s standing in the living room, half-blinded by the...
A: I could use a new pair of shoes…look at these things.
B: Oh, I’ve got a guy for that. We’ll talk about it later, okay?
A: Yeah, yeah that’d be great.
B: Did you see the game...
A: Alright, come over here.
A: Right here, where I’m standing. Hurry up!
B: What are all of these machines?
A: Counting machines.
A: They’re counting machines. You see...
Based on an old Japanese folk tale:
There once was a young official who lived in a simple city house with his simple, kindhearted wife. He was an ambitious type, whose dreams were...